Viper Friday Flight For 10 June 2011 Congratulations Chatham County Class of 2011 Seniors! Upcoming Events: -10 June Savannah Chatham County Public Schools Last Day of School!-June 10-11 Family Night Bunking In, Mighty Eighth Museum; Pooler, Ga.; 5:45 p.m. – 9 a.m.; $50 per child, $35 per adult. Space is limited; must RSVP to 912-748-8888. Bring your own sleeping bag and explore the past. -June 11 Kids Fishing Event, Ft. Stewart Pond 30 Hwy 144 W, 7-11 a.m., Free, ages 16 and under, 912-435-8061 -11 June @ 0900 HAAF Quarterly Skeet & Trap Shoot (Skeet &Trap Range, HAAF) June 11: 16th Annual Asian Festival, Savannah Civic Center; 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Free. June 11: Lady Antebellum Concert, Wild Adventures Theme Park; Valdosta, Ga.; 8 p.m.; $10, 229-219-7080. -11-12 June 0800-1700 Teenage Baby Sitters certification Bldg 1284 -13 June 1100-1300 1-3 Bake Sale June 14: 236th Birthday of the United States Army and Flag Day. June 14: Tedeschi Trucks Band Concert, Savannah Johnny Mercer Theater; 7:30 p.m.; $25-$75; 912-651-6556. -15 June @ 1000 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Change of Command June 16: Tree Dedication, Fort Stewart Warriors Walk, 9:30 a.m. June 18-19: Georgia Sea Islands Festival, The Pier at St. Simons Island; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; 912-634-0330. -23 June @ 1000 Hunter Garrison Change of Command (DAACG) Youth Sponsorship Asian Festival TripThe Youth Sponsorship trip to the Savannah Wildlife Festival, originally scheduled 4 June, has been changed to the Youth Spon-sorship Asian Festival trip and rescheduled for 11 June.The festival will include live stage performances, martial arts demonstrations, authentic cuisine, Asian cultural displays and more. Inaddition, there will be a side trip to an ice cream parlor. Theres no cost for the trip, but participants will need to bring money for lunchand ice cream.The registration deadline is 9 June. Register either in person through the CYSS Parent Central Services at Fort Stewart or Hunter, oronline. For more info, call 767-2312 at Stewart or 315 5425 at Hunter. SMOOTHIE BAR OPENS at TOMINACThe new Smoothie Bar at Tominac Fitness Center opens 8 June. The hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Stay tuned for aGrand Opening in the very near future. The Smoothie Bar will offer Starbucks coffees, Starbucks Frappucinos, smoothies and proteinshakes, along with soft drinks, snacks, etc. HISTORIC CHURCH TOURJune 12: Community members are invited to join Hunter Chapel during its historic church tour; which leaves 1 p.m. June 12 fromHunter Chapel. To learn more about the event, or to sign up, contact CH (CPT)Sutherland at 315-6815. Skeet Tournament @ HAAFThe Hunter Skeet Tournament, with check-in starting at 0900 and com-petition in the 50-bird skeet or trap shoot beginning at 1000will be held 11 June at the Hunter Army Airfield Skeet Range. The range is located at building 8250 off North Perimeter Road.Lunch will be provided and prizes awarded.
The event is open to all Military ID cardholders and civilians. Entry fee is $25 for either event or $40 for both skeet and trap. Registerby 9 June. For more information, call 912-315-9554. Kids Fishing Event on Ft. Stewart A Kids Fishing Event, planned as a way to intro-duce youth to the life-long sport of fishing, will be held from 0700-1100 on 11 Juneat Pond 30, Training Area Echo 1, off Highway144 West.Kids under the age of 16 will have an opportunity to catch 10 catfish from a heavily stocked fishing pond, compete in a bait-castingcompetition, watch a fish-cleaning demonstration, get their face painted win door prizes, visit in-formational booths and get their fishcleaned.The event is free. It is sponsored by DFMWR’s Outdoor Recreation, DPW Fisheries Branch, DES Game Wardens and Liberty CountyBASS Club.Activities and events will be scheduled every 30 minutes from 0800-1030. Door prize drawings will be held every 30 minutes startingat 0715 DPW Fish and Wildlife will staff a fish-cleaning station from 0800- 1100.The Kids Fishing Event is being held in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week. For more information, call 435-8061. Father’s Day BBQ Picnic @ HAAF! Enjoy a Father’s Day BBQ Picnic outdoors on the patio of Hunter Club from 1100-1500 on 19 June. In addition, the Hunter Outdoor Pool will be open.Everyone’s invited to enjoy Sticky Finger famous pork and smoked chicken, along with baked beans, macaroni and cheese; roastedred potatoes, coleslaw, tossed salad, cookies, brownies, watermelon and iced tea.Advance tickets are $10.95 for adults and $5.45 for children ages 5-10. Tickets at the door are $11.95 for adults and $6.45 for children5-10. Children 4 and under are free. For more info, call 459-7923. CDC Grand Opening on HAAF!A ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the Child Development Center, building 148 at 131 Leonard Neal Street onHunter Army Airfield, will be held beginning at 0930 on14 June.The full-service facility will provide 144 additional child care spaces for Family Members ages 0-5 years of the Hunter Community.It contains 13,153 square feet of space and was built at a cost of $4.3 million.Soldiers, Family Members and members of the local community are invited.Hours of Operation will be 0530-1800 Monday through Friday, closed weekends.Registration and enrollment information is available by calling the HAAF Parent Central Services Office, located in building 1286, at912-315-5425. Army Birthday Party on HAAF Hunter Army Airfield will also celebrate the Armys Birthday from 1700- 1900 on 14 June with free food, games, and prizes for all Family Members to enjoy. There is no charge. SAYS is in building 880. For more information, call 315-9781(HAAF). ACS OPEN HOUSEJune 14: Hunter Army Community Service (ACS) celebrates the Army birthday with an open house, 1-3 p.m. The community isinvited to tour the facilities Hunter (building 1286). All who enter ACS during this time will be eligible to win a $200 gift basket!Information packets and light refreshments will also be available. Call (Hunter) 912-315-6816 for more info. SSN REMOVED FROM IDDid you know that DoD is removing Social Security Numbers from ID cards to protect your privacy and personal identityinformation, your Social Security Number (SSN) is being replaced with a DoD ID Number on all ID cards. SSN Removal ID CardChanges:• As of June 2011, SSNs will no longer be printed on any new ID card.• SSN removal will occur in three phases.• Your new ID card will have a DoD ID Number in place of your SSN.• Your DoD ID Number will be used as the Geneva Conventions serial number.• If you are eligible for DoD benefits, there will also be a DoD Benefits Number printed on your new ID card.For more information about Social Security Number removal, please visit www.dmdc.osd.mil/smartcard .
Winn Army Community HospitalWe are proud to announce that we will open our new OB/GYN Clinic on the 4th Floor of Winn. We are moving our MammogramServices to 4th Floor in their new designed area. Please come out and help us cut the ribbon and get a tour on June 20, 2011 at 1130. Healthcare Services:To help prevent our patient/beneficiaries from getting medical bills, please remind them to utilize the Military Treatment Facilities forservices first. If we cannot provide the services in a timely manner, we will put in a referral authorizing the patients to seek care in thenetwork. If they do this on their own, they will receive a bill. Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey Results for April 2011: Ft. Stewart 92.4%Please continue to fill out those surveys: We are listening to you! You can complete the survey by mail,phone or email. Your opinion does count!School Screening: Call the appointment line a get the family member schedule now. We will be having a school screening eventcoming up in July and August but don’t wait; you can take care of business now for first time enrollment to the Georgia SchoolSystem.Pharmacy Updates: To help manage your time, if you have a civilian prescription, remember you can utilize the PharmacyService at Hawk Troop Clinic to get them filled. Refills service is still at the Post Exchange (PX).Enrollment: Richmond Hill Medical Home Clinic is accepting Active Duty Family Member enrollment. To change yourenrollment, you may choose from one of three options: Via website @ www.humana-military.com; by calling 1-800-444-5445; oryou may visit our Tricare Service Center (TSC) located within the MTF. It’ that simple!Should you have specific questions regarding your PCM enrollment change, or benefits coverage, please direct them to the TSC, orcontact the WINN Enrollment Coordinator at 912-435-6282.TRICARE On-Line: Www.tricareonline.comHelp us help you enroll you and your family with TRICARE On-Line. This is a program that gives you a link to: Make on-line appointments from the convenience of your home/work. Access to information/resources through a secure Internet environment. Health information and management tools. View directions, maps, contact information and clinic hours. - Create your own personal health journal. - View TRICARE Programs such as Dental and Pharmacy Services.If you would like us to help your enroll, please provide us with the following information. We will send you a password and simpleinstructions on how to get started.Sponsor name: _______________________________________Sponsor’s last 4 of SSN#________________________________Email: _______________________________ (so that we can send you your initial password).Member’s names you wish to enroll:(For each member above 18 yrs, a separate sheet is required, IAW HIPAA)Email your information to Mr. Richard Rolland, Chief, Health Benefits Branch Rich.email@example.com, telephonenumber 912-435-6716.Any questions you may have, feel free to contact Linda King, Chief, Patient Service Center at 912-435-6225 or by email atLinda.firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your continue support! Important Numbers: Call Center 912-435-6633 or 1-800 – 652-9221 Appointment/Refills 912-435-6622 or 1-800-652-9221 Winn Patient Advocate 912-435-6225 TAHC Patient Advocate 912-315-5731 Health Benefits: 912-435-6716 or 912-315-3646 TRICARE: 1-800-444-5445
DEERS: 1-800-538-9552 Behavioral Health: 1-877-298-3514 Don’t Miss OUT! AFRC’s Great Getaways Sweepstakes!Have you visited any of the five Armed Forces Recreation Centers operated by Army Family and MWR?Nows your chance to win a fantastic trip to an AFRC location by entering AFRCs Great Getaways Sweepstakes, sponsored by USAAand GM Military Discount.Enter to win a trip for two to the AFRC Resort Destination of your choice!Armed Forces Recreation Centers (AFRC) full-service resort hotels are Joint Service Facilities that provide quality, wholesome,affordable, family-oriented vacation and recreation opportunities. Service members, their families, and other authorized patrons(including official travelers) are eligible (Total Defense Force).The grand prize winner will receive round-trip airfare for two to the AFRC resort of their choice PLUS $2,500 spending cash. Visitwww.AFRCResorts.com and click on the "Great Getaways" banner to enter and a chance to win.Dont delay! The contest ends on June 15. One entry per day allowed. No Federal Endorsement of Sponsors Implied. FORT STEWART/HUNTER AAF OUTDOOR POOLS OPENHunter Outdoor Pool (behind Hunter Club, Bldg. 6015) is opening May 27 thru Sep. 5 for the 2011Summer Season. The pools will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday thru Sunday. Thepool passes are $3 daily, $34 individual, and $60 for Family season passes. Remember, if youpurchase your season pass on opening day, you will receive half off the price. For more informationcall 315-5786 (Hunter). ACS SURVEY-YOUR PARTICIPATION IS NEEDEDNow until June 30: To better serve you, please take the time to have your voice heard! Army Community Service is encouragingSoldiers and Family Members to complete the Need Assessment Survey online. The information you provide will help us to deliverthe most effective programs and services and highlight issues that are important to you. The Need Assessment Survey can be found onwww.myarmyonesource.com/survey_Fort_Stewart. Call (Stewart) 767-5058 or (Hunter) 315-6816 for additional information. Celebrate Independence Day on FS/HAAF!The following are scheduled at Stewart and Hunter during the ―Worth Fighting For‖ Independence Day Weekend Celebration. Visitthe FMWR Website at http://www.stewartmwr.com/ for parking info, event maps, & other details.July 1 (Fri) Fort Stewart9 a.m. – ―Worth Fighting For‖ Independence Day Weekend Celebration 4-person Golf Scramble at Taylors Creek Golf Course. $30per person. 767-2370July 2 (Sat) Hunter Army Airfield8 -11 a.m. Kids Fishing Event at Hallstrom Lake. 912-315-9554.8 a.m. ―Worth Fighting For‖ Independence Day Weekend Celebration 4-person Golf Scramble at Hunter Golf Club. $30 per person.315-911511:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free admission for Soldiers & Family Members at Hunter Outdoor Pool. 315-57861 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free bowling, including use of bowling shoes free, for Soldiers & Family Members at Hunter Lanes BowlingCenter. 315-62794 p.m. to 8 p.m. Activities at the Family Day Field will include a large & small Moonwalk, a Rock Climbing Wall, Air Ball Shot,soccer goal kick, a 72-foot obstacle course, a trampoline, 4-in-1 Basketball and a Rapid Fire inflatable game. Food vendors also willbe on site. Entertainment will include the Disc-Connected K9s Frisbee dog show. Sam’s Path Petting Zoo will bring some exoticanimals for Family Members’ enjoyment. The celebration at Family Day Field also will include musical entertainment. A fireworksdisplay will bring the evening to a close.July 3 (Sun) Fort Stewart6-7 p.m. ―Salute to the Nation‖ atCottrell Field. Citizens from communities surrounding Fort Stewart are invited to attend thisstirring ceremony. There is no charge.
July 4 (Mon) Fort Stewart10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sam’s Path Petting Zoo. Pet & feed various animals!10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Up to three performances by the Disc-Connected K9s Frisbee dog show10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CYSS activities, free to Soldiers & Families, will be held at Newman Field. Activities will include a bouncehouse, Turbo Slide, Wild One Slide, climbing wall, trampoline jump, spin art, character drawing, mechanical bull, video arcade,balloon artist, video arcade, outdoor laser tag, CYSS games & face-painting. Food vendors will be present. 767-4316.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission for Soldiers & Family Members at the ―The Springs Splashpark,‖ the outdoor pool and otheractivities in the Corkan Family Recreation Area. Free bowling at Stewart Lanes. 767-4273.11:15a.m. to 2:15p.m. Hinesville Military Affairs Committee food court: Soldiers & Family Members will enjoy a wide varietyof food such as barbecue, bratwurst, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers & more in the vicinity of AAFES Service Center.6 -10 p.m. FREE Independence Day concert at Donovan Field featuring Grammy winners Fantasia and the Zac BrownBand!Following her triumph in the 2004 edition of American Idol, the song ―I Believe‖ made Fantasia Monique Barrino the first recordingartist in history to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard charts with a debut single.Her third studio album, Back to Me, was released in August 2010 and features the single "Bittersweet," which peaked in the top ten onthe R&B chart and brought her the Grammy in February for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Her other albums are FreeYourself (2004) and Fantasia (2006). Fantasia, featured the No. 1 R&B hit ―When I See U. ―In addition to her musical success, she also coveted a 2007 Theatre World Award for her performance as Celie in the Broadwaymusical The Color Purple & published her New York Times Bestseller memoir, Life is Not a Fairy Tale and starred as herself in theLifetime Network adaptation. Recently, she returned to the spotlight with the VH1 reality series Fantasia for Real.Described as an ―overnight success‖ that was years in the making, Zac Brown Band has recorded four studio albums, and charted sixNumber One singles on the Billboard country charts: "Chicken Fried," "Toes," "Highway 20 Ride," "Free," "As Shes Walking Away"and "Colder Weather." The single "Whatever It Is," peaked at number 2 on the Billboard chart.Among awards the band won this year were a Grammy for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals — ―As Shes Walking Away‖with Alan Jackson and the Academy of Country Music’s ―Top Vocal Event of the Year‖ award, also for "As Shes Walking Away‖ In2010, the band also won a Grammy as Best New Artist in addition to the Country Music Association’s ―New Artist of the Year‖award.10-10:30 p.m. Fireworks over Donovan Field. The display begins immediately at the close of the Zac Brown Band’s concert.Reminder… Pets & coolers are prohibited at all locations. Video cameras are prohibited at the concert.